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Alumni of the KU Family Medicine Residency program

University of Kansas Hospital

Our recent alumni and their immediate post-graduation destinations:

Class of 2022

Chris Bouchard, MD (Chief Resident) - Clinician-Educator, University of New Mexico Hospital
Sarah Dashwood, MD - KC Care Clinic, Kansas City, MO
Aundria Eoff, MD (Chief Resident) - Faculty, University of Kansas Medical Center
Marcus Fearing, MD - Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Missouri - Kansas City
Tom Katzfey, DO - Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Kansas Medical Center
Lawson Montgomery, MD - Emergency Medicine, Topeka, KS
Raz Naggar, DO - Unity Point Outpatient Care, Des Moines, IA
Grace Oliver, MD - Outpatient Primary Care, Spira Care, Kansas City
Emily Reams, MD - Outpatient care, Arkansas

Class of 2021

Mirna Asham, MD - Outpatient FQHC, Sedalia, MO
James Dinkel, MD - Clay Platte Family Medicine Clinic, Kansas City, MO
Gurpreet Dhanda, MD (Chief Resident) - Faculty, University of Kansas Medical Center
Lowell Fletcher, MD - Hospitalist, Advent Health, Merriam, KS
Kalee Kirmer-Voss, MD (Chief Resident) - Faculty, University of Kansas Medical Center
Brittany Lambert, MD - College Park Family Care/Hope Family Care, Overland Park, KS
Aman Luthra, MD - Hospitalist, Iowa City/Cedar Rapids, IA
Gurneet Matharoo, MD - Inpatient care/locums, pursuing obesity medicine research, certification
Elizabeth Mukherjee, MD - Rural healthcare, Chanute, KS

Class of 2020

Zachary Degner, MD (Chief Resident) - Emergency Medicine, Western Missouri Medical Center, Warrensburg, MO
Cristina Enrique, DO - Obstetrics Fellowship, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Chelsea Fair, MD (Chief Resident) - Surgical Obstetrics Fellowship, Cone Health, Greensboro, NC
Jill Grothusen, MD - St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, MO
Amir Mardi, MD - University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Victoria Psomiadis, MD - Lehigh Valley Health Network, LVPG Family Medicine, Moselem Springs, PA
Nikhila Reddy, MD - Albuquerque, NM
Mathaly Satgunanathan, MD - Plans outpatient practice in Toronto
Nithin Suresh, MD - Plans to practice in Austin, TX  

Class of 2019

Rommel Asagwara, MD (Chief Resident) - ER Physician, Bolivar Medical Center, MS
Christina Cheng, MD - Geriatric Fellowship at University of Kansas Medical Center, KS
Turner Fishpaw, MD - Hospitalist in Saint Luke's Health System, Kansas City, MO
Jason Foster, MD - Outpatient clinic, Tonganoxie, KS
Surya Lakhanpal, MD - FM Surgical Obstetrics Fellowship at Christus Spohn Hospital/Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, TX
Cheryl Liang Burns, MD (Chief Resident) - Hospitalist, Saint Luke's Health System, Kansas City, MO
Dewan Majid, MD - Urgent Care Clinic, NJ
Daniel Parente, MD, PhD - Faculty-Clinician at University of Kansas Medical Center, KS 
Sarah Strawn, DO - VA Hospital, Oregon

Class of 2018

Sanjay Dronavalli, MBBS
Haroon Ferhut, MD
Florentina Garcia, MD
Yilei Gu, MD
Priyanka Kalidindi, MBBS
Taylor Kinney, MD (Chief Resident)
Sofia Ligard, MD
Kylie Rhodes, MD (Chief Resident)
Megha Teeka Satyan, MBBS


Family Medicine Residency Awards

Jack Walker Award

Chosen by the faculty for the resident who most exemplifies the qualities of a family physician: compassion, continuity with patients, availability and breadth of practice.

  • 2022 - Aundria Eoff, MD
  • 2021 - Gurpreet Dhanda, MD
  • 2020 - Chelsea Fair, MD
  • 2019 - Jason Foster, MD
  • 2018 - Kylie Rhodes, MD

Patient Advocacy Award

Chosen by the faculty for a graduation resident(s) in recognition of patient-centeredness, advocating for patients and sensitivity to social determinants of health

  • 2022 - Raz Naggar, DO
  • 2021 - Elizabeth Mukherjee, MD
  • 2020 - Cristina Enrique, DO
  • 2019 - Surya Lakhanpal, MD, and Sarah Strawn, DO
  • 2018 - Tina Garcia, MD
  • 2017 - Krithika Malhotra, PhD

Family Medicine Resident Award for Scholarship

Chosen by the faculty for the individual resident or resident team who completed a research project of high quality and disseminated their results beyond KU

  • 2022 - Grace Oliver, MD
  • 2021 - Aman Luthra, MD
  • 2020 - Jill Grothusen, MD
  • 2019 - Cheryl Liang-Burns, MD 
  • 2018 - Tina Garcia, MD and Sofia Ligard, MD 

Global Health Certificate

Selected to recognize a resident who showed a dedication to the health of individuals around the globe.

  • 2022 - No Award
  • 2021 - Gurneet Matharoo, MD & Elizabeth Mukherjee, MD
  • 2020 - Chelsea Fair, MD
  • 2019 - Christina Cheng, MD  

Highest Number of Patient Visits

  • 2022 - Emily Reams, MD
  • 2021 - Mirna Asham, MD
  • 2020 - No Award 
  • 2019 - Daniel Parente, MD

Off-Service Faculty of the Year

  • 2022 - William Freund, MD & Whitney Pressler, MD
  • 2021 - Andrew Pirotte, MD

STFM Resident Teacher Award

Chosen by the faculty to recognize the graduating resident who best demonstrated interest, ability and commitment to family medicine education

  • 2022 - Chris Bouchard, MD
  • 2021 - Kalee Kirmer-Voss, MD
  • 2020 - Jill Grothusen, MD
  • 2019 - Jason Foster, MD
  • 2018 - Megha Teeka, MD
  • 2017 - John Mou, MD

Larry Perry Faculty of the Year Award

Chosen by graduating residents to recognize leadership and dedication to educating residents.

  • 2022 - Allison Coy, MD
  • 2021 - Richard Fox, DO
  • 2020 - Paul Rotert, DO
  • 2019 - Megha Teeka, MD
  • 2018 - Tahira Zufer, MD

    Sunflower Nurse Award

    Chosen by graduating residents for the nurse demonstrating excellence in patient care and commitment to teamwork.

    • 2022 - Monica Spicer, LPN
    • 2021 - Rachel Beeley, LPN
    • 2020 - Karen Laird, RN
    • 2019 - Brooke Abel, LPN
    • 2018 - Karen Laird, RN
    • 2017 - Chris Shipers, LPN
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